Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches en
Economie et Gestion Logistique

Republic of Korea

Institute for Business
and Economic Research
European and East Asian Experiences
International conference - September 28-29, 2005
Faculté des Affaires Internationales - University of Le Havre
Amphitheatre Nr 5, Faculté des Affaires internationales



9:00 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 -10:30 Opening ceremony

Welcoming addresses:

Camille GALAP, President of the University of Le Havre
Jean-Paul BARBICHE, Dean of the Faculté des Affaires internationales
Seoung-Yong HONG, President of Inha University

Congratulatory remarks:

H.Exc. Mr. Chul-ki JU, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to France

10:30 - 12:30 Inaugural panel session

The rise of China: challenges and opportunities for the regional and global economies
Chair: Pierre-Bruno RUFFINI, Professor at the University of Le Havre

Guest speakers:

- Guilhem FABRE, Professor at the University of Le Havre and member of the Institut Universitaire de France
China and the black oil of the XXIst century: intellectual property, innovation and global competition
- Jung-Taik HYUN, Professor at Inha University
The rise of China and economic cooperation in Northeast Asia
- Yuanzhu MA, Professor at the Fujian Academy of Social Sciences
China's growth model: the reasons for economic dynamism
- Peter RIMMER, Professor at Inha University
The emerging role of China in the global transport and logistics scene.
- Kar-Yiu WONG, Professor at the University of Washington
China's rise as an economic power and its impact on the world
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:15 Thematic sessions I
- Session A1 International trade
Chair: Dong-Chon SUH, Inha University, Republic of Korea
- Jung-Taik HYUN and Jin-Young HONG, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Free trade agreements in East Asian countries: characteristics and remaining tasks
- Konstantin KORENEVSKIY, Pacific State Economic University, Russia
Russia's foreign trade: will WTO membership accelerate its development?
- Eric LISANN, Practising US attorney in Paris, France
Legal risk management in the international corruption context: the effects of international agreements on government policies
- Michael KRUSZKA, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
Trade in services under mode 4 - Experiences of countries under transition


- Session B1 Multinational corporations I
 Chair: Philippe SAUCIER, University of Orléans
- Marie-Laure BARON, University of Le Havre, France
European retailing multinationals: investment in Asia and return effects
- Kozo KIYOTA, Yokohama National University, Toshiyuki MATSUURA, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Shujiro URATA, Waseda University, and Yuhong WEI, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Reconsidering the backward vertical linkages of foreign affiliates : evidence from Japanese multinationals
- Sébastien RASPILLER and Patrick SILLARD, INSEE, France
Affiliating versus subcontracting : the case of multinationals
- Iwao TANAKA, Toyo Gakuen University, and Eiichi NAKAZAWA, Meikai University, Japan
Outsourcing and wages in Japanese manufacturing: destination effects evidenced from the international input-output tables


- Session C1 Supply chain and logistics management I
 Chair: Isabelle LEBON, University of Le Havre
- Booi H. KAM, RMIT University, Australia
Managing outsourcing risks in the global supply chain: an exploration of approaches
- Jalal ASHAYERI and Paul R. KAMPSTRA, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Demand driven distribution: the logistical challenges and opportunities
- Frank BATES, Tuncdan BALTACIOGLU and Tolga UYSAL, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Using the lean process of "mapping" within the logistics management organization
- Thorsten BLECKER and Nizar ABDELKAFI, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Integrated variety management in the assemble-to-order supply chain
16:15 - 16:30 Coffee break

 16:30 - 18 :30 Thematic sessions II
 - Session B2 Multinational corporations II
Chair: Frédéric GAVREL, University of Le Havre


- Kozo KIYOTA, Yokohama National University, Yoko SAZANAMI, Toyogakuen University and Keio University and Yu Ching WONG, IMF, Japan
Intra-regional trade in Asia: dynamics of production sharing and MNEs strategies
- Joanna GUSC, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Comparison of management control systems in new entries in the emerging markets of Asia and Central Eastern Europe
- Anthony LOWE and John GAWNE, RMIT University, Australia
Factors influence the competency and success of strategic alliance - A case study


 - Session C2 Supply chain and logistics management II

Chair: Booi H. KAM, RMIT University


- Mary HAMILTON, University of Rhode Island, USA
Exploring global transportation networks : the role of global value chain linkages in transnational expansion strategies
- Fabrice HATEM, French Agency for International Investments, France
International investment in logistics: situation and trends in Europe
- Jong-Kil KIM and Jung-Wouk WOO, Inha University, Republic of Korea
The progress of globalization and its implication for logistics network in East Asia
- Ravi SARATHY, Northeastern University, USA
Terrorism, security and the global supply chain


 19:00 Cocktail hosted by the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Le Havre
Welcoming address: Christian LEROUX, Vice Chairman
Le Club, Centre de Commerce International du Havre




8:45 - 10:45 Thematic sessions III
- Session A3 Regional economic integration and cooperation I
 Chair: Jung-Taik HYUN, Inha University
- Danuta TOMCZAK, Ostfold College, Norway
Rethinking multilateralism and regional integration in a globalising economy
- Yuanzhu MA, Fujian Academy of Social Sciences, People's Republic of China
The strategic choice of China - East Asia regional economic cooperation under multilateral trading system
- Kang-Soek LEE and Philippe SAUCIER, University of Orléans, France
Exchange rate instability and trade integration - The case of Asia
- Christian MILLELI, University of Paris X, France
The surge of free trade agreements in Asia: what is at stake?


 - Session B3 Foreign direct investment I
Chair: Jong-Kil KIM, Inha University
- Nathalie AMINIAN, Sandy CAMPART, University of Le Havre, and Etienne PFISTER, University of Nancy II, France
Macroeconomic determinants of cross-border mergers and acquisitions: the European-Asian experience
- Dashnyam NACHIN, Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency, Mongolia
Trends in international investment flows: foreign direct investment in Mongolia
- Ysabel NAUWELAERTS and Ilke VAN BEVEREN, Lessius Hogeschool, Belgium
Sectoral concentration of foreign direct investment in OECD countries
- Seyed Komail TAYEBI, University of Isfahan, and Amir HORTAMANI, Islamic Azad University of Dehaghan, Iran
The impact of trade integration on FDI flows: evidence from EU and ASEAN+3


- Session C3 Port economics and management I
 Chair: Kichan PARK, Inha University
- Jess BROWNING, University of Washington, USA
Logistics of container transport in coastal and inland waterway shipping
- Laura MARQUEZ RAMOS, Immaculada MARTINEZ ZARZOSO, Universita Jaume I, Eva PEREZ GARCIA, Fundación Valenciaport, Spain and Gordon WILMSMEIER, Osnabrück University, Germany
Determinants of maritime transport costs. Importance of connectivity measures
- Arnaud LE MARCHAND, University of Le Havre, France
The container traffic by ports and range: between scale and random, there is governance
- Olivier PODEVINS, Hulocon Gmbh, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Inland waterway terminals as strategic interfaces on intermodal transport chains in Central Europe
 10:45 - 11: 00 Coffee break



11:00 - 13:00 Thematic sessions IV
- Session A4 Regional economic integration and cooperation II
 Chair: Kar-Yiu WONG, University of Washington
- Diana HOCHRAICH, Ministry of Finance, France
China's entry to the WTO and the Asian division of labour
- Dong-Chon SUH, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Economic power shift in East Asia and its political-economic implications
- Jean-Paul LEMAIRE, European School of Management ESCP-EAP
WTO integration challenge: the case of Vietnam
- Lurong CHEN, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Switzerland
A two-hub trading bloc in East Asia?


- Session B4 Foreign direct investment II
Chair: Yoko SAZANAMI, Toyogakuen University and Keio University
- Mitsuyo ANDO, Hitotsubashi University, and Fukunari KIMURA, Keio University, Japan
Fragmentation in Europe and East Asia: evidences from trade and FDI data
- Sonia BEN KHEDER, University of Paris I, France
Foreign direct investment and environmental regulation: a panel-data comparative analysis
- Hossein PIRASTEH, Komail TAYEBI and Farzad KARIMI, University of Isfahan, Iran
The future trade prospective of intercontinental foreign direct investment: the case of Europe and Asia


- Session C4 Supply chain and logistics management III
 Chair: Edouard REPPERT, University of Le Havre
- Youn-Sung KIM, Yong-Ho SHIN and Dongwon LEE, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Development of purchasing performance measurement and evaluation model for manufacturing industry: an empirical study on Incheon machinery industrial cluster
- Sui-hei FUNG, Chi-fai CHEUNG, Wing-bun LEE and Siu-keung KWOK, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China
A framework of extended virtual warehousing basing on intra-logistics
- Yong-Ho SHIN, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Standardization of logistics outsourcing process for global supply chain network
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch


14:30 - 16:30 Thematic sessions V
- Session A5 Regional economic integration and cooperation III
Chair: Jung-Duk LIM, Pusan National University
- Joao DIAS and Victor MAGRICO, ISEG-Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
European integration and inter-firm cooperation behaviour: some evidence from the Portuguese data
- Fabienne BOUDIER-BENSEBAA, University of Paris XII, and Olivier LAMOTTE University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Evaluating "spoke" regionalism: evidence from Eastern European countries
- Jong-Hwan KO, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
Eastern enlargement of the EU and its economic impact on the enlarged EU and East Asia: a CGE approach


- Session B5 International transport
Chair: Bernard FRANCK, University of Caen-Basse Normandie


- Abdelfatteh AMMOUS and Walid CHATTI, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Transport corridors and Euro-Mediterranean integration
- Peter J. RIMMER and Young-Tae CHANG, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Global network corporations in transport and communications: Korea's Hanjin Shipping, Korean Air and KT Corporation
- Svetlana IKONNIKOVA, Humboldt University, Germany
Strategic coalition formation and investment in international gas transportation systems: analysis of the Eurasian gas supply network
- Nadine LE NENAON, University of Le Havre, France
From clients to competitors: profiling industrial railways in Germany

- Session C5 Port economics and management II 

Chair: Jess BROWNING, University of Washington 
- Kichan PARK and Jeongchul CHOI, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Pentaport harbor development project of Incheon - Concepts and application
- Jung-Duk LIM, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea
Impact of Busan port and port related industries on regional economy
- César DUCRUET, Olivier JOLY and Hipolito MARTELL, University of Le Havre, France
Air-sea linkages in European port cities: development impact on transport and logistic activities

 18:30 Visit to the André Malraux Fine Arts Museum

 20:00 Gala dinner at the Château de Grosmesnil


Thanks to: Ministère des Affaires étrangères - Ambassade de France en Corée - Conseil régional de Haute-Normandie - Ville du Havre - Port autonome du Havre - Chambre de commerce et d'industrie du Havre - SDV Logistique internationale - Hanjin Shipping France - Hyundai Shipping France
Conference web site:

France-Corée - Léon C. ROCHOTTE
Octobre 2005


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